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  • image SM 64/5/35

Reference number

SM 64/5/35


[36] Proposal for stables and kitchens in Charles Street, 1815, by the Nash office


Ground floor plan


bar scale of 1/10 inch to 1 foot


Charles Street, labelled Lord Elliot / Yard, Kitchen, Passage, Pantry, Yard, Larder, Bishop of London, Yard, Closets, Kitchen, Passage, Scullery, Area, Passage (verso) John Soane Esqre

Signed and dated

  • 02/06/1815
    Rcd from Mr Nash 2d June 1815

Medium and dimensions

Pen on stout wove paper with 3 fold marks (370 x 528)


Nash office hand


Two years after Nash's proposal for new stablesl ( drawing [35]) another was made that now includes kitchens. The area shown here is marked 111 feet (top to bottom) and is about 200 feet wide.



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